Amtrak adds service to two New Jersey stops

Photo courtesy of Amtrak Joe Boardman, Amtrak president & CEO and Michael Cahill, president of Siemens Rail Systems division in the U.S. stand with one of the new Amtrak Cities Sprinter locomotives.

Beginning Aug. 19, Amtrak will add to service to two popular destinations in  New Jersey through its Northeast Regional services which stops in Wilmington. 

The government-owned rail carrier is altering the schedules for some of its Northeast Regional  trains along the Northeast Corridor. The changes will also offer additional access to and from urban areas in Virginia, New York, and Boston,

Customers traveling in New Jersey to or from New Brunswick and Princeton Junction will now have the opportunity to travel via expanded Northeast Regional service, including additional trains throughout the day.

Weekday southbound trains will now stop at the following times.

Train Number New Brunswick, NJ Princeton Junction, NJ
111 5:55 a.m. 6:18 a.m.
89 6:31 a.m. 6:45 a.m.
171 1:20 p.m. 1:35 p.m.
193 6:13 p.m.
177 10:46 p.m. 11:01 p.m.

Weekday northbound trains will now stop at New Brunswick and Princeton Junction at the following times:

Train Number Princeton Junction, NJ New Brunswick, NJ
148 7:35 p.m. 7:49 p.m.
138 8:35 p.m. 8:49 p.m.

Weekends will also see additional trains stopping at these locations. Schedules are always available on

The  changes are meant to better serve areas with high ridership between major cities on the East Coast, a release stated. 

For more information and ticket sales, customers may visit the Amtrak website at